National Youth Chefs Training Programme (NYCTP)

488 YOUTH TO GRADUATE FROM NATIONAL YOUTH CHEFS TRAINING PROGRAMME (NYCTP)   

The Department of Tourism will host graduation ceremonies to r learners who participated in the National Youth Chefs Training Programme in the 2017/18 financial year.  

Launched in 2011, the National Youth Chefs Training Programme (NYCTP) forms a part of the broader objectives of the National Tourism Sector Strategy to address skills shortages in the hospitality and tourism sector by capacitating unemployed youth and graduates. 

Learners participated in a 10-month training course with the South African Chefs Association that comprised of 30% theory, and 70% work integrated learning (Industry placement). Four hundred and eighty-eight (488) learners from the across the country will graduate as Chefs and receive certificates accredited by City & Guilds in the following: 

- Certificate in Food Preparation and Cooking (8065-01)
- Diploma in Food Preparation and Cooking (8065-02)
- Patisserie (Pastry) in Food Preparation and Cooking (8065-03


Enquiries:

Ms. Patience Molokoza 
Director: Tourism Sector Support Services 
Telephone: +27 (0) 12 444 6639
E- mail: PMolokoza@tourism.gov.za